Friday, August 16, 2019

Tax on fuel elements is unconstitutional: Federal Constitutional Court

German federal constitutional court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) ruled in june 2017 that the tax on fuel elements (Brennelementesteuer) is unconstitutional. It is designed as a consumption tax, howeve german government didn't have the legal competence to enact a law is this matter.
Energy corporations can expect a refund of around 8 billion EUR of payed taxes. 

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